Turlock Police Investigate Shooting, Search for Suspect

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TURLOCK — Police are on scene investigating a shooting in Turlock and are still searching for the armed suspect.

A 33-year-old was shot and sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound before being transported to a hospital, according to Sgt. Neil Cervenka of the Turlock Police Department.

The shooting occurred on Columbia Avenue, just off of West Avenue South, around 6:45 p.m.

The suspect has been described as being a tall and thin Hispanic man in his 30s. He has a light-colored goatee, green eyes and was wearing dark clothing at the time of the shooting.

Officials with the Turlock Police Department shut down the area until 10:30 p.m., asking that anyone located near the scene stay inside and lock all doors and windows.

The events leading up to the shooting are unknown at this time.

If you happen to live in the area or see anyone suspicious be sure to call the Turlock Police Department.

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